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Meaning of EVIL EYE

Pronunciation:  'eevul I

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm
 
 See Also: look, looking, looking at

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E"vil eye`\
See {Evil eye} under {Evil}, a.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Prov. 23:6), figuratively, the envious or covetous. (Comp. Deut. 15:9; Matt. 20:15.)

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anathema, bad blood, bad influence, bad temper, bad will, ban, bedroom eyes, blasphemy, blighting glance, cantrip, charm, come-hither look, commination, curse, damnation, denunciation, enchantment, evil disposition, evil genius, evil star, excommunication, execration, exorcism, fulmination, gape, gaze, glad eye, glamour, glare, glower, glowering look, goggle, hex, hoodoo, ill nature, ill will, ill wind, ill-disposedness, imprecation, jinx, Jonah, magic spell, malevolence, malevolent influence, malison, malocchio, ogle, penetrating look, proscription, spell, stare, thundering, voodoo, wanga, weird, whammy
 

 

 

 

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